Synthetic Environments and Simulation

QinetiQ comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. We draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems.  Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving.  Why don’t you join some of the world’s finest scientific and technical minds and help us Secure Today and Shape Tomorrow.

Job description/Person specification

Synthetic Environments and Simulation
QinetiQ provides realistic operational training systems to help our military and commercial customers bring out the best in their people and get the most from their technologies. 
Our solutions are precisely designed to meet individual requirements, but with built-in flexibility to account for future adaptations. We use simulation and virtual reality replace high cost, low availability assets to deliver affordable, measurable and repeatable scenarios.

Primarily working in defence, we have a number of roles to offer within the Operational Training domain that will ensure the UK’s capability both now and in the future.

Experience in some or all of the following:

• Modelling and simulation for training, problem analysis or research. Development of tools and models to improve efficiency or answer complex problems.
• Specifying or developing simulation systems using a blend of off-the-shelf technologies (such as serious games) and bespoke software.
• Integrating, testing or providing through-life support to delivered solutions, including hardware and software components that are deployed as part of wider distributed simulation systems. 
• Understanding of concepts and principles underpinning Live, Virtual and Constructive training systems.
• Experience of working in multi-disciplined teams, dealing with multiple stakeholders and clients, particularly in a military context.

Knowledge of some or all of the following:

• Distributed simulation utilising standards such as DIS, HLA and DDS or more broadly the DTEC Modelling and Simulation Standards Profile (DMSP).
• Synthetic environments and associated technologies including Image Generation and visualisation of tactical or geospatial information. 
• Tactical environment simulation, including knowledge and understanding of Computer Generated Forces (CGF), role-players and component models.
• Experience with games engines such as VBS2/3 or Unity may also be an advantage.
• Broad understanding of computer architectures and network design, including virtualisation, IP communication and routing protocols.

QinetiQ offers an excellent salary and benefits package commensurate with a large international company some of which are highlighted below:-

• Career development across a diverse International organisation      
• 50% off meals at selected restaurants , 40% off cinema tickets.
• Modern and collaborative working  environment
• Pension  - up to 10.5 % Company contributed
• Flexible Working , Social and family events 
• Health Cash Plan , Health Screening, Employee Assistance  24/7 
• Leading edge technology focus 
• Private Medical Insurance  and Dental Insurance at additional cost
• Childcare or After School Club , Annual Leave Purchase 
• Personal Accident Insurance , Annual Travel Insurance 
• Gym and sports facilities available at larger sites
• Payroll Giving and Volunteering  - helping charities and local community

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